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  • His favourite word is east.

Liberal MP for Steveston—Richmond East (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 45% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, we know Canadians care about our pristine coastline. Our government's oceans protection plan delivers on this issue. As the member of Parliament for Steveston—Richmond ...

This week

Mentioned by Your Oil and Gas News (press release) Government of Canada invests $950000 in new carbon capture technology in Richmond, BC, laboratory On behalf of Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament Joe Peschisolido today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $950,000 in state-of-the-art technology that will help turn carbon emissions ...

Mentioned by Richmond News $1M invested in clean tech facility in Richmond A new, cutting-edge facility to test carbon capture and conversion technologies has opened in Richmond. Joe Peschisolido, MP for Steveston – Richmond East, announced a $950,000 federal investment for the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute ...

Mentioned by Property Mentor Government of Canada Invests $950000 in New Carbon Capture Technology in Richmond, BC, Laboratory On behalf of Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, Member of Parliament Joe Peschisolido today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $950,000 in state-of-the-art technology that will help turn carbon emissions ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Richmond News MP Peschisolido to hold Fraser River town hall Tuesday evening Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido is inviting the public to a community forum to broadly discuss the Fraser River. The public may ask questions and provide comments regarding the river's environment and/or the economy it supports.

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Join me at my Annual Community Picnic for some food, drinks, and games at the East Richmond Community Hall!… https://t.co/RrC9it2odo

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter June 21, 2017 Question Period Statement regarding the Sea Island Dive Team https://t.co/M5gpXMhJ4u

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Canadian Coast Guard Mr. Speaker, the men and women of the Canadian Coast Guard work hard every day to ensure the safety of Canadians, mariners, and the marine environment. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Posted on Twitter June 16, 2017 Question Period Statement regarding the Richmond Youth Honour Choir https://t.co/KkYQhRILGu

Spoke in the House on Richmond Youth Honour Choir Mr. Speaker, I rise today to give a shout-out to the Richmond Youth Honour Choir, which represents some of the best young singers in British Columbia. ...

Mentioned by Richmond News Coast Guard dive team back in business after controversial termination reversed The Sea Island Dive Team is back in business after Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard Dominic LeBlanc and Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido reversed course on a highly controversial decision last month to shut it down.

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Briefing on the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) Situation in Canada I'd like to take this opportunity to ask or why there is no longer a hog industry in my neck of the woods. I represent the ...

Posted on Twitter June 12, 2017 Question Period Statement - Kaiwo Maru Tall Ship https://t.co/1rM14BN5bR

Spoke in the House on Japanese Community in Steveston Mr. Speaker, last month, through the efforts of Richmond's sister city of Wakayama, Japan, and people like Steveston's own Jim Kojima, one of the world's largest ...

Posted on Twitter June 5, 2017 Question and Answer regarding the Transportation Modernization Act C49 (English) https://t.co/lwOmlNoA56

Posted on Twitter June 5, 2017 Question and Answer regarding the Transportation Modernization Act C-49 https://t.co/Eo7WOBbIX3

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Non-Tariff Trade Barriers to the Sale of Agricultural Products in Relation to ... There's this great new series called Incorporated. I'm not sure if you've seen it, but it's basically the year 2070 with climate change, and the governments ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, before I begin my comments, I would like to note that I will be sharing my time with the hon. member for Guelph. In ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Non-Tariff Trade Barriers to the Sale of Agricultural Products in Relation to ... Very good. Brian, you mentioned earlier our free trade negotiations with China. There's a great deal of interest, not only in my community but all across ...

Mentioned by Richmond News Key road extended through City Centre in Richmond The extension was officially opened by Mayor Malcolm Brodie and Joe Peschisolido, MP for Steveston-Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport. The new extension is 0.3 kilometres in length, running from Minoru ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1 under ... Thank you, Minister, for appearing here. As you know, my riding is Steveston—Richmond East, just south of Vancouver. We deal with the agricultural issues in all ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, during the 2015 election, the government promised British Columbians it would formalize a moratorium on crude oil tanker traffic through B.C.'s northern coast to ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Debt in the Agriculture Sector and its Effects Thank you, Mr. Groleau. Ms. Baillie, as you know, Ocean Spray is headquartered in east Richmond, my neck of the woods. I've had conversations with them ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Debt in the Agriculture Sector and its Effects Thank you, witnesses, for coming. I'm going to follow up on Ms. Lockhart's points on the hog industry. Out in British Columbia there's no debt problem ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Debt in the Agriculture Sector and its Effects Mr. Chair, thank you. Guys, thank you for appearing before us on a very important issue. I have a lot of farmers in my neck of ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Amendments to Health of Animals Regulations (Humane Transportation) One other issue seems to be slaughterhouses. We don't have enough of them. They're closing down, and we should build more. I have a couple of ...

Spoke in the House on Len Rigg Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate Len Rigg of Richmond who was presented with the Legion of Honour, the highest decoration awarded by the French ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, on November 5, a private fishing vessel sank off the dock in Steveston Harbour in my riding of Steveston—Richmond East. Could the Minister of ...